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Hong Kong in turmoil

Hong Kong in turmoil

Eleven weeks of confrontations between police and protesters have plunged Hong Kong into turmoil, and presented the biggest popular challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping since he came to power in 2012. Demonstrators say they are fighting the erosion of the "one country, two systems" arrangement that has enshrined some autonomy for Hong Kong since China took it back from Britain in 1997.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg sails across Atlantic

Climate activist Greta Thunberg sails across Atlantic

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sails for the United Nations summit in New York, crossing the Atlantic on board a racing yacht fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines that produce electricity on board, with the aim of making the journey zero-carbon.

Hong Kongers protest at site of suspected triad attacks

Hong Kongers protest at site of suspected triad attacks

Thousands of Hong Kong residents held a sometimes scrappy anti-government protest at a suburban subway station that was attacked by a mob last month, angry that nobody has yet been prosecuted for the violence.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Inside Gamescom

Inside Gamescom

Gamers gather for Europe's largest video games trade fair in Cologne, Germany.

'Eye for an eye': Hong Kongers protest with patches

'Eye for an eye': Hong Kongers protest with patches

Protesters in Hong Kong wear eye patches in solidarity with a young woman who was shot in the right eye with a pellet round in a violent police crackdown.

Postcards from Greenland

Postcards from Greenland

President Trump's proposal for the United States to buy Greenland from Denmark has met with surprise and a sharp rebuff from Copenhagen, with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen calling the idea "absurd."

When animals interrupt sports

When animals interrupt sports

Animals running or flying into sporting arenas right in the middle of play.

Migrants disembark Open Arms rescue ship

Migrants disembark Open Arms rescue ship

Nearly one hundred migrants who had been stranded on the Open Arms rescue ship off the coast of Lampedusa disembarked on the Italian island on Tuesday night.

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